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  FOX    Mornings on 2    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    December 23, 2012
    7:00 - 9:00am PST  

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we are snarled on the parkway. why the speed and weather may have been a factor. >> another round of rain and wind picking up in the bay area. >> the close call after the wind causes an overhang to collapse at a gas station in san francisco. good morning, everyone. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, december 23rd. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we will check in with rosemary orozco for a look at
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all that green, rosemary. >> yes, this is just getting started. it will intensify. heavy rain over parts of the north bay and the santa cruz mountains getting closer here. into napa valley, moderate rainfall. and we get a little bit closer. sonoma also dealing with this. sliding south. moderate rain. redwood city. and the santa cruz mountains and the decent rain. palo alto, down into sunnyvale and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big
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accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie rasmus is joining us live from oakland with an update on the situation. allie? >> reporter: all lanes are back up. for an hour and a half, this highway right behind us, this was a complete mess. this was the scene when we arrived this morning around 5:00. for awhile. traffic, all northbound lanes of 880 were at a complete stand still. >> northbound, before the ramp, this is where the 9-car pile up happened. according to the sergeant, two cars were initially involved in a crash. they were blocking the right hand lane. then other cars behind the crash were not able to stop quickly enough to avoid it. they said they probably or likely were not able to avoid it either because of the speed
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and/or the rain. that led to a 9-car pile up on interstate 880. >> it was raining hard. i don't know if they were parked on the freeway or slowed down. i hit a car. another car hit me. >> reporter: now one of the drivers involved said he bought a brand new bmw yesterday. it was completely totaled. he said it was a christmas present for his mom. even though the car is totaled, he said he is sure his mom was glad that he wasn't hurt and only the car. only one person went to the hospital because of the pile up. that person complained of minor pain. not a serious injury. everyone else seemed to be okay. they proceeded to go to the hospital. allie rasmus. ktvu. two people were injured after an accident shut down 880 last night. that happened on 2:30 a.m.
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near the a street exit. chp said four cars were involved. one truck overturned and the crash is still under investigation there is a lot of storm damage to be cleaned up all over the bay area. and the wind and rain in san francisco caused the anding of a gas station to collapse on to a car. this happened at 17th. the driver is grateful no one was hurt. >> i was grateful we weren't in there. >> the anding did, however, cause damage to the hood and trunk. there were no customers pumping gas at the time. the pumps were not damaged which they said is lucky. because there could have been an explosion. flooding shut down the lanes of the great highway in san francisco. drivers are being urged to slow down and look out for standing water. >> it knocked out power to thousands in the bay area.
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>> more than 700 businesses in bay point are in the dark. san rafael dealing with this. and they lost power yesterday. pg&e said it was caused by a tree branch that struck a power line. >> the tree fell across the road. and broke three of our lines, primary lines. that shorted out the circuit and opened up the breaker in the sub station. >> crews were able to get the power back on within 90 minutes. the weather is having an impact on holiday travel. we spoke to the manager who said the airport is not currently reporting any delays. but the airport expects to see delays later this morning. and cancellations. passengers faced delays for about an hour at sfo, storms in the midwest and east coast are
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causing the delays. they want you to check your flight before you go to the airport. >> we came from san diego and we are an hour and a half late. we thought it was going to be worse, to be honest with you. >> oakland and san jose is not reporting any delays. we will keep you updated and rosemary will have another check on the forecast in a few minutes. firefighters in palo alto are credited with saving a women in her wheelchair around 12:30 this morning. when the firefighters arrived they said the one apartment was full will you unguled into flames and then they jumped into action to save those inside. >> after the civilians broke the window, they were able to lift her up in heavy smoke condition. the women were transported to the medical center. they are expected to be okay. a firefighter was treated for
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minor smoke inhalation. in all, forints were damaged. they think the fire started in the kitchen. two are dead after a shooting in oakland. the first happened yesterday afternoon near palo alto avenue. that victim is in stable didn't. then two men were shot at 32nd and chestnut streets. one was dead at the scene and the other is in critical condition. no arrests were made on to the continuing coverage for connecticut, this is a week after a gunman killed 26 people. united way said the official fund for donations has more than $2.8 million. a board of community leaders is being assembled. they will decide how the money will be used. instead of sending donations in, they are encouraging to donate in member are you of
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others for the funerals. >> they are coming to a close. yesterday a service was held for josephine gay and 6-year-old anamarquez green and emilie parker was also laid to to class on january 3rd. they will be attending a school in a nearby town following the shooting in newtown, connecticut, people are taking a stand against gun violence. >> demon straighters held signs for those 26 lost at the sandy hook elementary school she is pushing for stricter gun laws. >> i can't even tell you the number of deaths that are caused by guns that were bought by not having a simplele background check and the
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background system check needs to be reworked in some way. >> many people are also pushing for a ban on assault rifles. saying those type should be left for the military and not in the hands of civilians. >> they picked outside a sporting good store. it opened a short time and was forced to close because of the protest. people held up signs that said no guns here and protect your children they are taking part in a holiday tradition right now. they are preparing thousands of meals for people who are unable to leave their homes for the holidays. >> for many seniors who live alone. a visit by a volunteer is the only contact they will have on christmas. >> they will be delivered on christmas morning. >> they are asking for holiday donations. they are holding curb side drop off through monday. they are specifically asking
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for hams and pantry items as well as socks and cash donations. they can be dropped off at the intersection of golden gate and leaven worth. >> it is going to be an another wet morning. rosemary is watching all of that for us. wind advisories we are talking about. >> pretty much the entire bay area. north bay, south, east, west, everywhere. gusts of 50 miles an hour are possible. we are watching them pick up this morning. the brunt of the system, the worst of it will come about 10:00 a.m. and for the second half of the afternoon will begin to drop off. live look at the estuary. it as stormy morning. we have got heavy rain falling over the north bay and areas along the east bay around highway 13. actually. i want to get in a little bit closer. we may see pretty good rain.
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i will put the calculation on this. 7:15 for danville and 737 for brentwood and if the cell holds together. it could fall apart and break you that's what we are seeing in the east bay. this is what we are seeing over parts of the north bay. we have rain falling over st. helena. and rates of more than an inch an hour. keeping in mind that they continue to pass through. not going to sit over helena for an hour. >> we have light moderate rain and steady light rain. over san mateo and we see moderate rain over half moon bay and seeing pretty good rain and san francisco, san jose, i should say. and seeing light rain as well. heavy rain expected throughout the morning hours and after the early half of the afternoon. with that also, the possibility of thunderstorms. we have this low right off the coastline. that is going to add to that.
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and bring us a possibly of lightning. hail, and likely to see it again today. very windy conditions and gusts to 50 miles an hour. and that's why we have this advisory and until 2:00 this afternoon. 1:00 for the north bay and for the rest of us. the soil is very saturated. we have strong gusts moving into the bay area. and the power lines down and it could also blow the trees down as well. >> 24 in oakland. 23 in hayward and 26 in san jose. higher elevations. 40 at diablo and here is the heavy rain. windy conditions and dying down by the second half of the afternoon. christmas eve. cloudy and dry. we head into christmas day and wednesday as well. >> numbers similar to what we felt yesterday. we are drying out and she you the future model coming up. >> more violence on the las
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temperatures plunged to zero. people are treated for hypothermia and frostbite. 200 emergency shelters have been opened across the country. strong storm system dumped more than a foot of snow in the east is headed towards the midwest. up to 10 inches of snow is expected to fall in new york state. high winds are going to delay flights from new york and newark and washington d.c. >> president obama is scheduled to attend the final memorial service for the late hawaii senator daniel inouye. he died from respiratory complications. he was the second longest serving senator are in history. harry reid is asking for an announce mint on who his successor will be before the end of the year. governor mark sanford may run for his former seat in congress. he was considered a rising gop
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star until he van niched from south carolina for five days back in 2009. he said he was hiking the appalachian trail. he later acknowledged he was visiting his miss stress in argentina. he served three terms before being elected to governor. his ex-wife is also interested in running for the seat a fight between two black jack dealers hands one in the hospital and one behind bars. police say the fight happened between two female dealers and one woman stabbed the other in the face. police aren't sure what sparked the fight. it comes one week after a deadly shooting in the lobby of the excalibur hotel a 20 day venetian cruise is not owe relaxing after they and the crew members got sick. it was carrying 2100 passengers. it left from venice and had to
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dock early in galveston after the people fell ill to the deadly norovirus. >> it was code red for 10 days. >> it wasser terrible. i -- it was terrible. i thought i was dying. >> they sanitized rooms three time as day. the ship will now undergo a comprehensive disinfection they have a new contract after going on strike. they have 2,000 workers at bellaire and knob hill food stores. under the terms of new contract, they will give up bonus pay for sunday and holiday shifts and pay more for the healthcare. most of the terms of the healthcare plan will stay the same twinkies and wonder bread will return to the store shelves. it hopes to sell its snack cakes and bread to several buyers. one will take over the hostess
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brand which includes ding doings. and ho-hos >> about 18,000 people lost their jobs when hostess filed for bankruptcy music can put people in a festive mood. photojournalist paul ffield shows us how oakland hospital is using music to soothe the sick. >> >> it is never a good time. but the holidays are sad. it brings up a lot of issues. >> this is for the whole family. >> we can play a really wonderful role with the music. and hughes i can therapy is one of the few therapies where the side effects are all good.
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>> ♪ don't give up. never going to give up. ♪ >> we do a lot of song wrighting. and -- writing. and that is a wonderful medium for patients to send a message. >> ♪ >> the day i saw him. he was in a lot of pain, very depressed and shut down. at the end of working on that song. he was just lit up and so excited and so proud about what he had done. >> i went ♪ i made it feel like this. ♪ i do have hope. ♪ >> he said that song is really about having gone to some very dark places and really faced the hardest of his life ever and holding onto the faith and hope he has from his family.
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>> music therapy is amazing edition to the support and care for patients. >> it is very traumatic experience into something that can actually be quite healing. ♪ >> with the music. it is just hope. because the lyrics itself are in the heart of people. you can have fun. you can have joy. you can still, you know, let everything take it easy. as you are here in the hospital. it helps the kids so much. and it gives them inspiration. > all right. beautiful children there and beautiful piece by our own
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photojournalist paul fifield. you can see more. it airs christmas day at noon. and 5:30 right here on ktvu. and you can watch it on kicu tv 36. >> the 7:21. santa is ready to make his journey along the globe. >> a shopping cart with a baby inside rolling out of control down a hill. the quick actions after police officer that saved a child's life. stormy weather is moving into the bay area this morning. wind and rain are picking up. what you can expect for your sunday, coming up.
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caught on tape. a shopping cart rolls out of control and down a highway in wisconsin, but the baby was saved by the quick actions of a police officer who happened to be in the right place at the
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right time. >> my immediate reaction was. it was traveling fast and i knew there wasn't an option to stop the cart. but i had to do something to try to stop traffic. it was headed towards the busy highways. >> so the officer drove the squad car right on the highway and activated his lights and ran after the cart and grabbed the boy. >> the baby's mother was placing her other child in the car when the cart took off. >> wow. >> hold on. >> okay. >> baby is okay. >> we will go to rosemary and talk about the morning we are having. crazy, right. >> we will not be okay for awhile. we have wind-driven rain. it is into the early afternoon and finally then a break. look at how widespread it is. everybody getting rain at this point. light to moderate at times and even heavy over parts of the saint helena, napa valley. and down into novato.
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and the peninsula. light rain for san francisco and moderate rain across palo alto. and we are looking for an inch to a quarter with this cell here as it continues to pass off and takes a whole hour for that to accumulate. we will see one to 2 inches of rain today. two to four for the hills. it is this morning. take a look. it is still coming down. 10:00. heavy at times. >> noontime. driving through fairfield and the bay begins to clear. south bay still dealing with it. by 3:00 we are dealing with it. and san jose, it takes it until sunset and into the evening before it finally leaves us all together. look at the temperatures. upper 50s and that is for the afternoon, upper 50s. it is a wet, wind did i day.
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if you are out holiday shopping. wait until the evening hours. partly cloudy and dry for christmas eve. more rain on christmas day and showers on wednesday as well. back to you. norad is getting ready to help children track santa's journey. it started back in 1955 when the newspaper printed a wrong number for the santa hot line. employees at what was then called the continental air defense command fielded a lot of the calls and decided to help. they can track santa's progress at norad, which has more than two dozen games for the children to play. you can track him on your smart phone. they have apps for the and droid and window phone users and follow norad santa on twitter or watch him from cob continue meant to continent. with -- continent to continent
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with google earth. >> after a close call for one skier this weekend. >> more trouble for a fairfield woman whose child was kill a tragic fire. now the crime she is accused of committing. there is a pile up on 880. why the chp say rain and speed may have played a role.
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important warning after a nine car pile up in the east bay. welcome back to "mornings on 2". i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we are developing news where 880 has reopened near the 11th street exit follow ago car crash. allie rasmus is live with us on how the crash happened. allie? >> reporter: it is likely rain and speed played a role in the nine can car pile up. this is right behind us. and northbound 880 before the 980 on ramp. and if you take a look at the video. traffic was at a complete standstill for an hour. it started with two vehicles in a crash initially. they are blocking the right hand lane. and according to the chp, other cars behind the crash were
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going too fast and not able to stop in time. >> that led to a nine car pile up on the freeway. >> police believe speed and rain may have been a factor in free venting drivers from stopping to avoid the crash. >> the cars spun around and when they moved out of the way. they went in. >> reporter: now one of the drivers involved in the 9 - car crash was driving a brand new bmw, he bought it yesterday and it was a christmas present for his mom. luckily, he and no one else involved in the crash is seriously injured. one person went to the hospital as a precaution. they were complaining of minor pain and no serious injuries in all of this. this should serve as a reminder for anyone driving today, there is bad weather conditions. there is wind, rain. and people need to slow down on thed roadways.
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>> allie rasmus. ktvu. new snow is expected to fall this weekend. many ski resorts are reporting that most of their runs will be open by tomorrow. they expect the season is on track for more snow than the big winter we had just two years ago. search and rescue teams aresenning out a warning for people who will head up to the sierra-nevada. >> it happened at tahoe yesterday afternoon. she went out of bound and got lost. when she didn't realize where she was. she called 911 from her cellphone. they were able to find her and checked out by medics and released. it is going to be a white christmas in the sierra. but getting there may be a challenge. big challenge. we will take you up there and you can see, there is a roadway underneath the cars. you can see they're making their way up in the sierra. if you are planning to head up
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interstate 80 or highway 50. chains are required. also, be prepared for possible road closures. >> this is what it looked like yesterday after it was forced to shut down because of several storm-related spinouts. they happened between coal fax and the state line. they were forced to wait in line for several hours. some just turned around and headed on back home. >> trying to get to tahoe for christmas. we saw a sign that said road closed and we thought they were kidding and they weren't. >> it had to be shut down several times yesterday. more snow is expected to fall today. if you want to head up to the sierra, be prepared for possibly big delays. a novato man was killed and others are recovering from injuries in san rafael. the man hit the center divide north of the central san rafael
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exit. the impact was so great that he land in on coming traffic and hit an suv. the man was transported to the hospital where he later died. all four people in the suv were injured including a 11-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl. >> they are investigating another deadly crash. this is in the com county. a man driving a -- in the com county. >> the -- in the sonoma county. the driver of the pt cruiser, a 83-year-old woman from san francisco was also hospitalized. just a couple more days to christmas. highway patrol said dui arrests are down. during the maximum enforcement people, they were arrested for driving under the influence. this holiday crackdown runs through midnight on christmas day well the national rifle association is facing new
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criticism after comments made this morning by executive wayne lapierre during a television interview. hear what he had to say about gun control following the deadly shooting in newtown, connecticut and what he thinks will help keep students safe. the police department will honor an officer killed in the line of duty six years ago. >> brian tavaro was one of the men trying to catch a worker. he the suspect ran into a home in the district and started firing. the officer was shot and died the next day. another officer shot and killed the suspect: they can pay respected toe at the station they were killed in a fire. and la tisha james held a kitchen knife to a 61-year-old man. and demanded cawsh. >> police say back in april of
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2010. she and her sister left four children alone inside the home. all the children died in the fire. the power had been turned off in the house and the fire was most likely caused by a candle left burning inside the home the investigation continues this morning into child pornography allegations against the chief probation officer for san mateo county. we brought you this story on "mornings on 2". they are looking to see if stewart forest possessed child pornography. the u.s. postal inspection service is the lead investigative agency. state officials say children could be at risk because benefit cards were sent to the wrong addresses. more than 2600 cards were mailed to the wrong families. it is cause bid a commuter program error. it was sent to several families in san mateo and santa clara. nurses plan to walk off the
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job. the one day strike will affect 5,000 nurses at seven hospitals. two san jose hospitals are affiliated with the hospital corporation of america. the nurse's union are at odds over health benefits and sick days. >> back to mike. there we go. row, the waterfront -- redwood city, it served its last meal. dozens of people who live on boats in the harbor will have to leave to make room for a planned parking lot as well as a luxury condo complex. they gathered at the restaurant to say one last good-bye. >> it is sad to this close this place. it is more than a restaurant. it as land mark. institution. >> not just for my family but for a lot of people in redwood city. >> he said he will live on in a new location in redwood city
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we saw the pictures from the sierra where it is very snowy. and allie has been in the rain and wind. >> rosemary? >> up here and everywhere? >> a break at all if they have the last minute shoping to do today? >> i would say wait. stay indoors. maybe have some breakfast. snuggle up with the kiddos. we will see it pass through and this morning we are being hammered. already, roadway flooding in santa rosa. and bay bridge p advisory, very gusty conditions and this is going to worsen for some of us as we progress to the morning hours. >> over san jose, we have water in the lens there. and as claudine mentioned, everybody is getting wet and the winds are howling in many areas this morning. how about the storm tracker two radar. showing you how widespread it is. >> we continue to see lawsuit to moderate and rain falling
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over calistoga and at the glenn he will enarea. and -- glenn ellen. area. and a brief reprieve. more rain on the way for you. >> highway 101 and moderate rain. san mateo down in palo alto ansu. and over your area -- and sunnyvale. and into your area. >> fremont. malpitas and it is going to be a treacherous ride. very slick roads. hard to see. washington boulevard getting good rain. and this is shifting off to the east a little bit. head off east and up the hill where snowfalls over the sierra and snow levels have dropped to 3800 feet. i am seeing the rain snow mix line rise. it is further up. this is a lower in the last couple of hours. >> the winter storm warnings remain until 10:00. that means blowing snow and
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white out conditions a possibility. this is about this time. a little later they shut down the highway. there were too many spinouts going on. not a good time to head out to the sierra. 24 in oakland. and 26 in santa rosa. and they are reporting delays for arriving flights. wind advisory, very widespread. not experiencing the possibility of gusts to 50 miles an hour. it could be damaging. we have the wind, rain. possibility of thunderstorms this morning. it will taper off and we will be dry by tonight. extended forecast numbers. similar to what we felt yesterday and similar into the afternoon. dry on christmas eve. and although, it as weak system coming on christmas day. >> i will show you the forecast model coming up. >> they were playing on the field. all while these fights were breaking out off the field.
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why the cops had to be called at a pop warner game. >> the last minute shopping frenzy is underway. >> what they are saying about the crowds. >> first, there is interstate 80. it is shaky and windy out there. >> it will get windier. >> be careful if you are headed out the door. >> you are watching "mornings on 2". [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider
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good morning to you. another gloomy start. heavy rain and strong wind will be moving through the bay area this morning and into the early afternoon. we have two more days of holiday shopping left, the winter weather is not stopping
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people from hitting the stores. >> merry christmas, >> . >> great to see you. >> this is what it looked like down at union square in san francisco. many shoppers were taking advantage of longer store hours and deep discount up to 70%. macy's has been open around the clock and we will they will be open until midnight and stay open until 6:00 p.m. on chp. >> there is more -- on christmas eve. >> you get more for your money. so i love it. >> they predict holiday sales will rise 4% shy of the 5% increase seen. the final hours before christmas is one of the busiest shopping times of the year. here is what it looked like in walnut creek there. they have seen a steady stream of shoppers. they expect more these next two
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days. >> we are knocking everything out right now. >> we will bang it out and be done some retailers say the weekend before christmas is busier than black friday >> jc penny will stay open until made night tonight. police in riot gear responded to a football game in northern california. they had dozens of adults fighting yesterday. it broke out during a pop warner playoff game. most of the people involved ran when police got to the field. no one was seriously hurt and no one was arrested. the nra chief said new efforts by congress to regulate guns will not prevent mass shootings in the future. he had another suggestion on meet the press. >> if it is crazy for putting police armed in school. then call me crazy. i will tell you what, the
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american people think it is crazy not to do it. >> wayne lapuerre, blamed hollywood. video games for school shootings similar to the one in connecticut. >> they are confronting the greatest legislative test as the president and members of congress are pushing for stronger gun laws. governor chris christie is speaking out about armed officers on school campuses. >> i don't think the solution to safety in schools is putting an armed guard. for it to be effective. from a law enforcement perspective. you would have to have a guard outside of every classroom. >> armed guard would negatively impact the learning environment. he said he is for gun control and removing the barriers to mental health treatment a teenager shot earlier this month is speaking out for
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the first time. she said she is lucky to be alive. a gunman stormed the mall and killing people. >> she and a friend were able to make it out to ask for help. >> it is bullet fragment that is she got out. >> people are sending cards. e-mailing. and saying they are praying for me. that helps. it is a big impact. >> she just got home from the hospital last week. she is hoping to return to school after winter break. a dangerous happening in vacaville, the car was stopped at a chevron gas station. they found drugs along with several sawed-off shotguns. >> the way the weapons have been altered, they are designed to conceal, hide. and produce and inflict a lot of damage rapidly. >> getting the weapons off the
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street made our streets safer today. >> they took one person into custody and faces multiple counts with possession and intent to distribute drugs they are trying to piece together what happened during a home invasion robbery that left one person dead and three others injured. gunfire was exchanged and the intruder was hurt. they have arrest add 21-year-old man who faces assault with a deadly weapon charge. >> people in new delhi, india had this happen after a gang rain of a woman on a bus. >> the 23-year-old student was repeatedry raped and beaten as the bus circled city streets and passing through police checkouts. six people including the bus  driver have been arrested. more than 600 rapes have been
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reported in new delhi this year. >> we are morning about a nurse who took her life after a radio hoax where the duchess of cambridge was treated. the nurse suffered from depression and made two previous suicide attempts. in one of the attempts, she jumped off a building. police in london, say the two dies who made the prank phone calls could face charges they plan to challenge the referendum on a new constitution. it registered reports of violations and voter intimidation and the voter ended yesterday. the brother hood said it passed with 64% approval. results of the vote are expected to being released tomorrow well, south africa's archbishop is recovering for the -- is praying for the recovery of nelson mandela. they told a radio station. he is exchanging text messages
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about mandela's condition with his wife. he had a long insection and he had gall stone surgery. he is # four years old this is about to get underway. how can you make christmas merrier for children in san francisco. >> we will show you the quick actions of that blimp that saved a woman's life. wet, windy weather whipping through the bay area this morning. what i expect we will get and how long it will last, coming up.
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a boston police officer called a hero. he jumped into the water to save this woman. this entire incident was caught on video. the woman said she accidentally fell in. officer edward norton said he didn't think twice before he jumped over the railing and saving her life. >> say what? that cop was a hero today. didn't even think twice about
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it. >> that is our job to show up when people call for help. if we don't help, no one is going to. everybody officer smart ton and the people were treated for hypothermia calvin johnson has broken jerry rice's record for receiving yard. after last night's game against atlanta. he has 1,092 yards on the season with one game left to go. rice's record was 1080 yards. this is the seventh straight loss. they earn the number 1 seed in the playoffs san francisco 49ers are looking to clinch the title tonight. they are coming off a big win overthe patriots. seahawks haven't lost. with the win the 49ers will get the win. seattle needs a win to clinch a wild card berth.
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>> the oakland raiders are facing the panthers. they finally broke a six game losing streak. they are 5-9 and have won three of the last four games. "mornings on 2" end early to bring you fox nfl pregame show. then he we have a football double header. starting with new orleans and giants. and then at 5:00 p.m. we will have the seahawks game. you don't have to deal with the weather. we do here, rosemary, how are we looking? >> it is wet and messy in some areas. flooding over parts of the north bay. napa valley, san rafael, we have -- santa rosa and i believe we will find the wind across the richmond san rafael and report gusts of 25 miles an hour. and wasally as san rafael reporting pretty good gusts.
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>> moderate rain continuing to fall. and vallejo. off the peninsula where we are seeing light to moderate rain and this is moving into the bay and across into the east bay here. down to the south and east palo alto. you have light rain falling over your area. over montague parkway and gusting to 35 at the airport. san rafael reporting gusty conditions at this time. >> by 9:00. >> till. moderate to heavy rain. the and at 1:00. >> it is now along i-80 and the central bay and headed to walnut creek. >> you will find it is coming down. and if you are going to do shopping in san jose. >> you will be hit pretty food and right around sunset. we are mainly drive for the evening hours. >> and christmas eve.
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>> rain returns on tuesday. nothing like what we have seen lately. >> temperatures will be cooler tomorrow. >> they bulge very little. >> the christmas eve tradition continues tomorrow. this is on gary street in union square. >> you don't have to get out of your car. they havefuls waiting to take -- they have elves waiting to take your donation. >> last call for toys is 2:00 a.m. on christmas morning. its goal is 30,000 toys. >> a san francisco church made the holidays brighter this weekend. they handed out 8,000 toys yesterday at its annual giveaway on ellis street. the need for donations of all kind and toys was greater than ever, this year. >> a lot of our families can't make ends meet and the toys are a particular gift for them. you have to make a choice
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between food and presents for your children. you cut back on the presents for the children. >> the san francisco giants cosponsored the event. and they helped hand out the presents. it is a week from the deadly shooting in connecticut. newtown appreciates the generosity the rest of the country has now shown. what they are asking people to do with their donations. >> there were crashes on the slick roads last night. we will have a report on the current conditions out there. [ game announcer ] touchdown! and here comes the dunk.
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nine cars involved in a 9-car pile up. why they need to slow down in the bad weather conditions. >> new storm moves in and people are still cleaning up from yesterday's storm. this is a gas station anding that came crashing down on to a car they rescue a woman from her burning apartment in east palo alto. how neighbors helped the first responders. good morning, everyone. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, december 23rd. the eve of christmas eve. >> i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. we will go to rosemary orozco
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for a look at the weather. if you think it is bad now. it is getting worse. >> this storm is as robust and maybe stronger. wind advisory across the bay area. and we continue to see light to moderate rain and flooding in santa rosa, napa and over the clear lake area. slide south and picking up moderate cells around fremont animal pete it is a. and -- and malpietas and quite messy out there. oakland, the sustained wind to 30. animussing to 35. we are seeing this pretty widespread in some areas. it is 40, 50 miles an hour wind. this is not going to let up at least for a few hours. what you can expect for your sunday coming up a crash tied up the highway. this is one of the incidents chp has responded to today. we have more on that nine
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consider car pile up. allie? >> reporter: it is windy out here. chp said it is a time for drivers to slow down. they believe weather was a factor. may have been a factor in the 9-car pile up that happened on interstate 880. it happened right behind us. just before the 980 on ramp. this is what it looked like at 5:00 this morning. traffic was at a complete stand still for an hour. they tried to clear the scene and figure out what happened. >> it appears to have started with two vehicles involved in a crash. >> they were blocking the right hand lane. >> no real shoulder in the area. >> other cars behind the crash were going too fast and not able to stop in time. that's what led to a 9-car pile up on 880. >> all the cars had spun
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around. and when they moved out of the way, and then we hit them. >> i got out. my car was back there somewhere. and it just. they got pushed around like a ping pong ball. >> reporter: now one of the cars involved was a brand new bmw that he just bought yesterday to gives a a christmas gift to his mom. a.m. i seeingly. one person had minor injuries in the multi car crash. >> one person was taken to the hospital as a precaution. there was minor pain and no one was seriously injured in this the and the chp said it could have been much worse. they remine them to take it easy on the roads and wet and rainy conditions. p allie rasmus. two people were -- two people were injured on northbound 880 near the a
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street exit. chp said four vehicles were involved. one truck overturned and the cause of the crash is being investigated. the most dramatic incident may be in san francisco, where check that out. it caused the anding of the gas station to collapse on to a car. it happened yesterday on 17th and she is grateful no one was hurt. >> i was thanking god that me and my family weren't in there. >> we were sit ng the car last night. >> it did cause extensive damage and there there was no one pumping gas. there was a worker inside. the pumps were not damaged. which they said is fortunate. there could have been an explosion power was knocked out to more than 870 homes and businesses in pay point are in the dark. san rafael dealing with two outages affecting 200 customers
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and 4,000 businesses and homes lost power yesterday. pg&e said it is caused by a tree branch that struck the power line. >> the tree hit our lines and shorted out the circuit and opened up the breaker in the sub station. >> crows say they were able to get back on within 90 minutes. well the weather is also having an effect on flights in the bay area. it is still early. but they are warning that the airport expects to see delays of 45 to 60 minutes lateary and there could be cancellations. >> passengers faced an hour of delay. they say storm insist the midwest and east coast are contributing to the delays. travellers are being encouraged to check the status of their flight. >> we flew in from san diego. >> about an hour and a half late and we thought it was going to be worse. to be honest with you.
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>> oakland and san jose are not reporting significant delays. we will continue to monitor the flights throughout the morning. rosemary will check the weather in a few minutes they are being credited for saving a woman in a wheelchair and her mother overnight t happened on o'keefe street near 1:30 this morning. when they arrived one apartment was fully engulfed in flames. they jumped right into action to help save those trapped inside. >> the firefighters after the sieve veilians broke the window. both jumped inside the window and able to lift hever up in heavy smoke condition. >> the women were transported to the sanford medical center and are expected to be okay. a firefighter was also treated for minor smoke inhalation. firefighters think the fire may have started in the kitchen. the donations keep pouring into newtown more than a week after a gunman killed 20 children and six add outs.
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the over in addition fund for donations has more than $2.8 million. a board of committee leaders is being assembled and they will decide how the money is used. the town is encouraging people to donate to others inspect their name. >> the funerals are coming to a close. yesterday, a service was held for 7-year-old josephine gay and 6-year-old ana marquezgreene. and emiliee parker. >> they will be attending a school in a nearby town fool following the shooting in kt. connecticut, people are taking a stand against gun violence. >> kastore shelves herine hub pardon, age six. >> demonstrators held signs with the names of the 26 loves lost at sandy hook elementary school. it was organized by the survivor of a community center
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shooting years ago. she is pushing for stricter gun laws. >> i can't tell you the number of deaths that are caused by guns that were bought by not having a simple background check. the background system need to be reworked in some way. >> many people say they are also pushing for a ban on assault rifles saying those types of gun should be left for the military and not in the hands of civilians more than two dozen people picketed outside a new sporting goods store. they were upset the business was going to sell guns. the store opened for a short time and foed to close during the protest. they held up a sign that said no guns. and protect your churn volunteers in san francisco are taking part in a holiday tradition right now. they are preparing thousands of meals for people who are unable to life their homes.
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for many seniors, living alone. a visit by a volunteer is the only contact they will at christmas. volunteers at saint fran -- anthony's in san francisco were asking for holiday donations. they are holding curbside dropoff and they are asking for hand and pantry items as well as socks and cash donations. >> they can be dropped off at the intersection of golden gate and levin worth. good morning to you. a bird's eye view over lafayette yet. if you have a -- lafayette. and this is going to continue through the morning hours and the first half of our afternoon. good luck at the storm tracker two, and the rain is widespread and continue to be widespread. finally bricking away by the second half of the day. picking out the pockets for the moderate rain over novato and novato boulevard shifting over and across highway 101 in the
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next few minutes or so. scattered showers over the peninsula and light to moderate rain south of san mateo and breezy along the bridges. i am picking up gusts to 38 miles an hour. sfo, oakland. half moon bay all reporting gusts. we head to the east and south, we have got some rain in fremont a few moments ago. it passed off to the east and now light to moderate rain rain as well. you may have felt it coming down on your rooftop. some of the wind again. sustained wind at 30. and not bad there. look at the arrow here. this is the south, south wind. and that means it is going to blow up across the car and over the bridges. whether it is the bay bridge. san rafael bridge or dumbarton. and gusting to 38 and half moon bay reporting 23 miles an hour. gusting to 38. we will continue with a wind
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advisory until this afternoon for the north bay and for the rest of us, the south bay. only area excluded from the wind advisory is san jose. headed into the sierra, okay. another treacherous ride here as well. snow levels down to 4500 feet. you need the chains and the picking this up at baxter at this time. the winter storm warning will last until 10:00 in the evening. it lasts actually until tomorrow morning. early on for lake tahoe and until the afternoon. one or 2 inches of rain expected with this storm. and two to four for the hills. here is the extended forecast. the temperatures, not a lot of change going on. we felt like we he did yesterday afternoon. a lot of what we felt yesterday afternoon. we will be drying out tonight and dry for christmas eve. and christmas day. overnight lows with the rain and the clouds. and afternoon highs will remain
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in the mid-50s. i will show you a detailed timeline of the storm and when it is expected to pass. more than 100 cruise ship passengers fall ill. the virus is passed around the ship in the mild of a 20 day cruise. >> -- in the middle of a 20 day cruise. >> how you can use the latest technology to track his route on christmas eve. >> than is 880 on oakland. that is not the earthquake. that's the wind blowing the camera there. there is is a new multi car crash on the connector. we have had the nine vehicle wreck earlier this morning. so a busy morning out there on this sunday. time now 8:12. you are watching "mornings on 2". [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent.
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live look there over the east bay. we have fog and heavy rain and you can see there off to the right. tree branch and i can see it. blowing in the wind. strong stormle system dumped more than a foot of snow in the midwest is now headed on east. poor visibility made driving hazardous and up to 10 inches of snow is expected to fall in new york state and high winds are expected to delay flight in new york. philadelphia. newark and washington d.c. a fight between two black jack dealers in las vegas lands one in the hospital and one behind bars.
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the fight happened between two female dealers and one woman stabbed the other woman in the face. they are not sure what started the fight. but it comes one week after the a fight in the lobby of the excalibur hotel. >> this cruise was not relaxing after 100 passengers and crew members got sick. the cruiseship carrying more than 26 passengers took off from venice and had to dock early yesterday in galveston, texas after they fill ill to the highly contagious norovirus. >> we went to code red for days. >> it was terrible. >> i thought i was dying. >> they were sanitizing rooms three time as day. they will undergo a comprehensive p cleaning he was a rising gop star
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until he vanished for five days in 2,009. his staff said he was hiking in the appalachian trail and later said he was visiting his mistress in argentina. >> he was being elected governor in 2002. >> his ex-wife is also interested in running for that seat. they will attend the memorial service for the late hawaiian senator daniel inouye. the senator died monday, at the age of 88 from respiratory complications. it is the second -- he was the longest running senator in history. harry reid is asking for an announcement of who his successor will be before the end of the year they will go on strike and this effects 7,000 workers at bellaire and knob hill food stores. under the terms of the new contract, employees will give
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up bonus pay and pay more for healthcare. >> most of the terms of the healthcare plan will stay the game. >> twinkies and wonder bread will rush to store shelves. >> they will sell the cakes and breads to one buyer. >> several will take over the name sake hostess brand which includes ho-hos and ding doings. and they will purchase the wonder bread and people lost their jobs when hostess filed for bankruptcy. many post offices will be tomorrow. keep in mind. they will be closing at noon. the only mail that will be delivered on christmas is express mail. >> post office estimates that by christmas it will have delivered 18 billion packages. norad is get asking ready to help children track santa's route on christmas eve. it started in 1955 when they
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printed a wrong number for the hotline. they fielded lots of calls and decided to help with the search for santa. this year. they can track santa's practice at norad.org which has more than two dozen games for the children to play. >> they have tracker p apps for the iphone users and follow them on twitter for the latest updates and watch him hop from continent to continent with google maps and google earth music can put people in a festive mood. here is photojournalist fifield who is using music to soothe the sick.
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>> it is never a good time to be in the hospital: it brings up a lot of issues. not just for the patient but for the whole family. >> we can play a wonderful role with the music. and it is tied into the holidays. >> music therapies is one of the few therapies where the side effects are all good. >> ♪ don't give up. never going to give up ♪ >> we do a lot of song writing. and that's a wonderful medium for patients to be able to send a message to loved ones. >> ♪ >> the day i saw him. he was in a lot of pain. very depressed and shut down. at the end of working on that song. he was just lit up and so excited and so proud about what
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he had done. >> ♪ ♪ >> he said that song is really about having gone to some very dark places and really faced the hardest times of his life ever. and then holding onto the hope and faith he has from his family. >> ♪ ♪ >> music therapy is an amazing p addition we have for the care of our patients. it can turn a devastating experience into something that can actually be quite healing. ♪ >> with the music, what i can say, it gives hope. because the lyrics itself.
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are in the heart of people. you can have fun. and have joy s and you can still you know, let everything take it easy. it is here in the hospital. and it gives so much. >> it is an inspiration. >> wow. wow, a lot of positive sounds in the piece. can you see that story from our own photojournalist and our holiday special that airs tuesday, christmas day at noon. can you also watch it christmas day at 7:00 p.m. on ktvu 36. >> a young child is stuck in a shopping cart as it rolls down a hill towards the highway. how a police officer helped prevent a tragedy in wisconsin.
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a shopping cart rolls down a hill and out of control in wisconsin. the baby was saved by the quick actions of a police officer who happens to be in the right place at the right time. >> my need reaction was, it was traveling fast and so i knew there wasn't an option to stop the cart. but i had to try to stop traffic. it was going towards a busy highway. >> the officer drove the squad car onto the highway and activated his lights. he then ran after the car and
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grabbed the boy. the baby's mother was placing her other child in the car when the cart took off. >> so scary 8:25. we will go over to rosemary because we are following the storms that are hitting us pretty hard. you said stay inside. at least for the morning. it is a bit chaotic out there. umbrielle la is not going to do you much good. perhaps. it is hitting up against your window outside of your house and we are looking at this for the next few hours. >> this storm is just as strong as the others and perhaps stronger with the wind advisory in place. >> gusting to 50 miles an hour possible. rain falling over sonoma. and you will find it interest. half moon bay. pretty good rain. over the hills and san mateo. you have got it as well and off to the east bay. we are getting a little bit
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after break. and for danfield. how about this rain forecast. we progress to the morning hours, it is going to increase. by 11:00. it is over the north bay. going to head into fair field. if you are going to the outlet, you will be hammered right about noontime. >> slide into walnut creek and concord. if you are doing shopping out there. 1:00. 2:00. >> by sunset, it is out of here. extended forecast. numbers a lot like where we felt yesterday. we will be dry on monday. christmas day, we will see a weak shower come in to bring us light showers. back to you. >> well, with two more days of holiday shopping left. the winter weather isn't stopping some people from hitting the stores. >> merry christmas, everybody. >> great to see you. > >> ha is a happy crowd. this is what it looked like inside
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there. many shoppers were taking advantage of the long store hours. and macy's is one store that is open around the clock if you are heading to the sierra, interstate 80 was shot down several times because of the storm. we will check in on the conditions now for you. >> hey, look! a shooting star!
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started and what the conditions are like now. >> reporter: this is nasty driving conditions to be driving in. there is a wind advisory in effect. can you see the flags out here and they have been wrapped around the poles it is so windy. but the weather and speed may have been a factor in a multi car crash that happened on 880 right behind us. this is the scene at 5:00 this morning when the traffic was at a complete near standstill and this is 880, on the on ramp. they believe this all started with two vehicles involved in a crash and the crash was blocking the right hand lane. just as cars were getting on to 980. >> other cars behind the initial crash may have within going too fast and visibility may have been bad because of the rain and they were not able to stop in time and that led to a nine car pile up on 880 this morning.
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>> it was raining hard. and i don't know if they were parked on the freeway or slowed down. they hit a car and another car hit me. and one of the drivers involved had a brand new bmw, he bought it yesterday. he said it was supposed to be a christmas gift for his mom. the car was totaled as were some of the others involved in the crash. no one was seriously hurt in the scent. one person went to the hospital. and chp said they were complaining about minor pain. ultimately. chp said this is a reminder for drivers today to take it easy on the road. the rain and the weather conditions we are having. you don't want to be going too fast in case you have to avoid another one like this. >> allie rasmus, channel 2 news on the great highway in san francisco. they are closed from yesterday's storm. see the water on the roadway
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and drivers are being urged to slow down and look out for the standing water. weather causing delays 45 minutes out to the officials there. 25 flights have so far been canceled. yesterday passengers faced delays of about an hour. storm insist the midwest and on the east coast are contributing to those delays. travellers are being encouraged to check the status of the flight before heading out to the airport. >> it as white christmas in the sierra and you may run into trouble get interesting. >> we will take you outside. look at that. >> there is roadway underneath the white stuff. that is i-80 in the sierra. everything is covered in snow. if you are planning on heading out to 880, bring the chains. chains are required right now and there could be possible road closures. last couple of days have been an indication. a portion was forced to shut
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down because of several related spinouts. they happened between coal fax and the nevada stay line. they were forced to wait for hours. and some just turned around and get back home. >> trying to get to tahoe for christmas. >> we thought they were kidding and they weren't. >> the interstate had to be shut down. if you are planning on traveling to the sierra. expect big delays. >> 65-year-old novato man was killed and another is recovering from a crash in san rafael. investigators say the man hit the center divide. north of the san rafael exit yesterday afternoon. the impact was so great. he landed in the southbound lanes. and his vehicle hitting an suv, the man was transported to the hospital where he later died. all four people were injured including a 11-year-old boy and
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6-year-old girl. >> a deadly crash in sonoma near the sonoma valley p yesterday afternoon. he lost control and broad side add ptkrause certificate. the driver of the porch died at the scene. the driver of the pt cruiser, a 83-year-old woman from san francisco was also hospitalized. >> there are a couple more days until christmas. >> highway patrol said dui arrests are down. during the enforcement period. 51 people have been driving under the influence. compared to 102 last year. this runs through midnight on christmas day. >> the executive vice-president said new efforts by congress to regulate guns will not help prevent shootings beings like the i ones at sandy hook will not keep them safe.
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>> they want to blame guns every time something happens. there is a second amendment industry in the town. they always try to say it is because of american-owned guns. >> wayne lapierre blamed hollywood. video games and music for the shootings. he has been getting remarks on friday dan during this morning's meet the press. he said he is not backing down from his stance. >> one man is dead and two hurt. the first hatched around 4:30 near san pablo avenue. he is said to be in stable condition. >> one was shot and pronounced dead. the other one is in stable condition. no arrests have been made today, they will honor an officer killed in the line of duty six years ago. 28-year-old brian tavera was one of the officers who tried to catch a man who escaped from
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a state work camp. he ran into the garage and opened fire. he was shot and died the next day. another officer shot and killed the suspect. those wishing to pay respects to his misdemeanorry can do so at the police station a woman is one of four killed in a fire two years ago is in trouble with the law again. >> latisha james was arrested after she held a kitchen knife up to a 61-year-old man and demanded cash. >> back in 2010, james and her sister left four young children alone in the home. they all died in the fire. the power had been turned off in the house and the fire was most likely caused by a candle burning inside the home. >> they plan to walk off the job in one bay area hospital. it will effect seven hospitals
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and two san jose hospitals associated with the hospital corporation of america. >> they are at odds over staffing levels. health benefits and sick days. >> state officials say hundreds of children could be at risk. >> cards were sent to the wrong addresses. more than 2600 cards were mailed to the wrong families. >> they say it was caused by a computer program error. >> sent to people in several counties. including alameda, and santa clara big changes coming to pete's harbor and we are seeing the i am pack. the waterfront restaurant served its last meal. in less than a month. the restaurants and dozens of people who live on boats in the harbor have to make room for a luxury complex. and restaurant. they gathered to say one last good-bye. >> it is sad to close the place. it is more than the restaurant. it is a landmark, a snug
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institution. >> not just for my family and i but a lot of people in redwood city. >> rodriguez said his restaurant will live on in a new location in redwood city. >> calvin johnson has broken jerry rice's single season record for receiving this against the game. >> now, johnson has 1,008 # 2 yards on the season. >> still one game to go. and the record was 1,848 yards. >> however, johnson's record came in the lion's straight loss as they eastern the seed in the nfl playoffs. > >> good morning to you. stormy weather continuing to pound the area. this is the first half of the afternoon and than it will be out of here by your evening hours. >> live look at the oakland estuary. >> it is messy. >> bloom my. i am beginning to see small
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waves and little tiny white caps out there. just animalscation of how strong the winds are in some areas. >> the rain is widespread. >> turning moderate at times and will increase as we get through the morning hours. >> it is just a little bit of rain here. and crossing over the san rafael bridge. >> in addition to very gusty kins. >> they have a wind -- gusty wind. and in some cases including oakland, half moon bay and sausalito reporting strong gusts. take a look at the peninsula. good rain at this time. san francisco over in areas of the marina in the bay view strict and down across the airport. some light to moderate rain falling and the san mateo bridge. being hammered at this time. with the gusty conditions and very wet conditions and low visibility into the east bay. we have some light to moderate rain and that cell, i showed you a moment ago.
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will be shifting in your year . >> this is over maroga and you will feel it coming down. wind howling in some cases. >> 20 miles an hour. and these are sustained wind. they are stronger than that. and napa was stronger than that. and half moon because, i shared with you, the gusts were five to 10 miles an hour above that. >> one to 2 inches of rain expected and two to four with the mountains >> wind advisory, for the rest of bay area will last until 2:00 and one for the north bay. >> it is moderate at times and really coming down over the north bay. this is shifting by 11:00. it is now into napa. and santa rosa. and we have noontime. >> 80s. going to be a treacherous light. and be prepared for this. >> avoid this hour, if you can. >> it will shift throughout the
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afternoon. it is loafer lafayette. walnut creek and down into livermore and by 3:00. >> san jose, you will be hammered. >> it is out of here when mainly dry. >> if you don't have any place to be. hold off until the evening hours. >> low 40s and 50s expected in the afternoon. >> we will get a dry day christmas eve. >> back to you. >> 8:42. a rescue in boston. caught object video. a what upriver did to save this. there is a high wind advisory in effect. right there as well as the san mateo, done barton and san rafael bridges. just getting a report of an accident on the richmond san rafael bridge. westbound. 580. two cars involved and one of those delays. if you are heading into marin or any of the bridges,
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rethink possible. welcome back on this sunday. a live look from oakland. the storm marches through the bay area for the first half of your sunday. >> we are following a
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developing story from syria. air strike has killed dozens of people near hama, it shows people stuffed under the rubble of a bakery. it comes as the death toll continues to rise. in a civil war that lasted for 21 months. people in new delhi, india broke up protests against a woman getting raped on a moving bus. protestors say the student was repeatedly raped and beaten as the bus circled city streets and pass trying police checkpoints. six people including the bus driver have been arrested. more than 600 rapes have been reported in new delhi this year. >> a nurse took her life after a radio station hoax where the the princess was being treated.
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she reportedly jumped off a building. police in london say the two dj's who made the prank call could still face charges they plan to challenge the referendum on a new constitution. there were reports of violation and than ended yesterday. the muslim brother hood passed with 60% approval. results will be released tomorrow. >> north korea has the ability to fire a rocket that could hit the united states. that's the assessment of intelligence officials after the rocket launch earlier this month. it prompted concern and criticism from leaders around the world. they believe north korea will have to have many more nuclear rockets and tests before it can lodge it on a long range missile. this is a home invasion robbery that left three others
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injured. one of the intruders were kill. people have arrest add 21-year-old man who faces assault with a deadly weapon charges. >> this is child pornography allegations against the chief probation officer in san mateo county. we first brought you this yesterday on "mornings on 2". they are searching to see if he possessed child important graphfy. they had -- post office is heading up the investigation in oregon, earlier this month, they are speaking out for the first time. she said she is lucky to be alive. a gunman stormed the mall. 15-year-old christina was also shot. but she and a friend were able to make it out to the parking lot to get help. doctors removed fragments of the bullet from her lung and learn. >> they were saying they are
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praying for me and that really helps. it is a big impact. kristina just not home last week. she is planning on returning to school after the break. this is in vacaville, there was weapons and drugs. a car was stopped on alamo drive yesterday afternoon. after searching the car, they found driggs along with several sawed-off shotguns. >> the way these weapons have been altered. they are described to cancel to hide and produce and inflict a lot of damage very rapidly. so, getting the weapons off the street has made ours safer today. >> they took one person into custody. he faces multiple gun counts and possession with intent to distribute drugs. >> boston police officer is being called a hero after plunging into freezing water to save a drowning woman. >> you can see the officer goes over the railing and into the
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water. he starts swimming towards a woman who is further in. the woman said she accidentally fell in the water. >> officer norton did not think twice about jumping in to save her life. >> say what. the cop was a hero today. >> that's our job to show up when people call for help. >> if we don't help, no one is going to. >> the woman and two firefighters were taken to the hospital where they were all free-throwed for hypothermia. >> they are looking to clinch the title tonight. they are coming off the big win over the new england patriots out and the road. they have not lost at home since they dropped one in week 16 of last year to the niners. with the win, the niners will get the title. they need a win to clinch the berth. oakland raiders are going to face the panthers. they broke a six game losing streak. against the chiefs. the panthers are 5-9 and have
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won three of the last four equipments. "mornings on 2" ends early at 9:00 a.m. to bring you the fox pregame show. then we have a football double header starting with the new orleans dallas game and followed by the new york giants and the ravens. then we will have a pregame show in studio. >> foe fonzi is live up there in seattle. >> the time now is 8:51. it as christmas eve tradition. they are getting ready for it's all day toy drive. >> the goal they are trying to reach this year. >> rain and wind. whipping the bay area this morning. i will have what you can expect coming up.
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south africa's archbishop is praying for nelson mandela who is hospitalled now for two weeks. he has been exchanging text messages with mandela's wife. he had an infection and gall stone surgery. he is 94 years old. they say george h.w. bush needs to build up energy before he can be released from the hospital. the doctors say they are optimistic he will make a full recovery. bush has been receiving physical therapy to regain strength this is for children's in
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need. they will hand out 8,000 toys yesterday at the annual give away. san francisco giants cosponsored the event. it will serve the prime rib lunch. >> merry christmas. >> more than go thousand families turned down for a toy and food giveaway in richmond. this is the west in couldn't traveling fast county and for firefighters and police and families took home toys including bikes and if bags of food for christmas dinner a tradition continues tomorrow. lefty o'cool's toy drive is at union scare. you don't even have to get out of your car. >> they have elveses outside waiting for donations the. they will pick up your donations anywhere. last call for toy assist 2:00 a.m. on christmas morning. its goal this year is 30,000
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toys. >> former oakland as nick swisher is now a cleveland indian. he agreed to a $6 million contract. he spent the four seasons with the new york yankees and he began the career with the as in 2,004 and with the team when he was traded to the white sox in 2,008. they won't be back on the court until wednesday to face the jazz. >> the lakers in overtime and they won the one point and send it to ot and takes on the clock. >> kobe bryant missed his chance and time expired in regulation. he comes through from the baseline and pretty much everywhere. he had it. anden the warrior's new development league team has the home opener tonight. the sand at that cruz warriors are on top with a seven game road trip to open the season.
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the team relocated for north dakota. >> wrap up "mornings on 2". we will go right back out to rosemary with what we can expect the next few hours. wherever you are headed, which hopefully is nowhere. we are seeing light to moderate rain and moderate rain to heavy and moving through laugh families yet and if it isn't falling on your head already, will be shortly. light to moderate rain and picking out a few spots and seeing moderate rain and palo alto, redwood city and light to mod moderate rain rain and we have flooding along redwood city. and reporting flooding and ponding going on in many places. we have the possibility of thunderstorms this afternoon with the hail and the lightning and talking about the wind advisory all morning long. tomorrow will be dry and as a matter of fact we will be dry.
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it is 5:00 or so. they are clearing out of the way and left dry for the evening hours. we are dry on christmas eve and christmas day. >> busy morning for you. >> stay dry. happy holidays, that is a report for you. >> thanks for trusting ktvu news. >> join us again at 530 a we are always here on ktvu.com. thanks for joining us. have a safe and worm day today. -- warm day today.